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February, 2008 Archive
Lower Manhattan, New York Two construction workers landed in the hospital after the second accident in two days at 450 Washington St. Work is temporarily suspended at the site, where Jack Parker Corporation is constructing a 15-story residential building. In the first accident, last Friday afternoon, a 200-foot crane partially Read More
Iceland A mobile crane caught fire yesterday when its engine exploded at a construction site in Borgartún in central Reykjavík. The driver managed to escape from the cab just in time as the crane was engulfed in flames in a matter of seconds. A police car, an ambulance and a Read More
United Kingdom A DRIVER has died after the second horrific road accident in three days on Dorset’s roads. Police said a man was pronounced dead last night after his Peugeot 807 collided with a 75-tonne crane on the A35 near the Bere Regis roundabout. He is the fifth person to Read More
Dubai, United Arab Emirates A luffing jib crane collapsed in Dubai, last Wednesday 30 January, only yards away from where 200 crane experts were visiting Cranes Today’s second Middle East Cranes conference in Dubai. The Potain luffer appears to have been lifting a concrete bucket at the time of the Read More
San Diego, California A shipyard machinist died Saturday morning after being crushed while working on a dry dock near the Broadway Pier, authorities said. Firefighters and medics were unable to revive the 36-year-old man following the accident, which happened about 7:30 a.m. at BAE Systems on Belt Street near Harbor Read More